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With KVB, recipe data will get lost when adding/removing tags or changing data types on tags (variables). The following procedure outlines how to save the data for use with the changed layout:

A recipe can be used in an HMI program to store and select groups of data to be used without having to enter the data each time it is used.  It is easy to create a recipe in KVB by clicking on Insert / Recipe and give the recipe a name. 

A recipe consists of Items and Data.  Each recipe item has a name (any name you want) and a tag.  You can add as many Items to the recipe as needed.  The data (or Runtime Data) consists of groups of tag values.  These groups are called "Runtime Recipe Titles".  Each Runtime Recipe Title contains user defined values for each tag associated with the recipe.  The purpose of the recipe is to allow the user to select and use the data in each Runtime Recipe Title as needed.

This page contains links to the sample projects created in all versions of KVB.

These projects are for use in AKI panels connected directly to AKD servo drives and communicating over Modbus TCP.  The AKI panel is the master and all AKD drives are slaves.  These projects were NOT created for use with KAS.

 

KVB 2.20 software works with all CDA, CDB, CDC panels without having to do any firmware changes on those HMIs.

File Description: 
Valid for KVB software 2.20 SP2 Build 2.22.353.0. This HMI program is set up to run motion tasks in the AKD drive. The operator can select from 5 motion tasks saved in the drive and run the selected task. The distance and speed of one other task can be edited by the operator. This program is also set up to run a manual jog move in velocity mode. For more information, see the application note included in this package.
Language: 
English
Release: 
2.20
Release Date: 
Sunday, October 8, 2017
File Description: 
Valid for KVB software 2.20 SP2 Build 2.22.353.0. An HMI program that is setup to work with a Basic program in the AKD Basic drive. Allows the operator to select and execute five pre-programmed position moves saved in the Basic program. The operator can edit the distance and speed of one pre-programmed position move. Indicators show the status of motion. The HMI will indicate if homing is complete and the homing move can be started from the HMI.
Language: 
English
Release: 
2.20
Release Date: 
Monday, October 9, 2017

Note the firmware file referenced in this article can be found at the bottom or here: FW CDA-07

Make sure that the computer IP address is in the same range as the AKI-CDA Panel and that the subnet mask is the same. The computer will need to be set with a static IP address. If you need to set it as static or change the IP address you can do it through the Network Properties:

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Firmware on an AKI-CDB Panel can be loaded either by Ethernet or by USB.

Setup if Loading via Ethernet 

If loading via Ethernet, make sure that the computer IP address is in the same range as the AKI - CDB Panel and that the subnet mask is the same.  The computer will need to be set with a static IP address.  If you need to set it as static or change the IP address you can do it through the Network Properties:

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File Description: 
A graphical tool for building the software that defines the human machine interface. Part of the Kollmorgen Automation Suite development environment that allows you to create an HMI program and transfer it to the target hardware for touch panel PAC or a standalone HMI panel. KVB version 2.20, build 2.22.353.
Language: 
English
Release: 
2.20
Release Date: 
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
Attached is an example of using the Kollmorgen HMI (AKI) and recipe motion task to an AKD.

From the Kollmorgen Visualization Builder under the list of System Tags there is a tag called New Screen ID and its definition.

 

If you click Add->System Tag in the Tag list, you can assign your desired Modbus address to it. The one shown is the one I used just for testing purpose so I could change the value using USER.INT1 in Workbench Terminal. Change it to the one you need for your case.

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